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a. Preservation or deliverance from destruction, difficulty, or evil.
b. A source, means, or cause of such preservation or deliverance.
a. Deliverance from the power or penalty of sin; redemption.
b. In religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism, deliverance from the cycle of rebirth and suffering.
c. The agent or means that brings about such deliverance.
[Middle English savacioun, from Old French sauvacion, from Late Latin salvātiō, salvātiōn-, from salvātus, past participle of salvāre, to save; see salvage.]
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1. the act of preserving or the state of being preserved from harm
2. a person or thing that is the means of preserving from harm
3. (Theology) Christianity deliverance by redemption from the power of sin and from the penalties ensuing from it
4. (Theology) Christian Science the realization that Life, Truth, and Love are supreme and that they can destroy such illusions as sin, death, etc
[C13: from Old French sauvacion, from Late Latin salvātiō, from Latin salvātus saved, from salvāre to save1]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. the act of saving or protecting from harm, risk, loss, etc.
2. the state of being so saved or protected: the company's salvation from bankruptcy.
3. a source, cause, or means of being saved or protected from harm, risk, etc.
4. Theol. deliverance from the power and penalty of sin; redemption.
[1175–1225; Middle English salvatio(u)n, earlier sa(u)vaciun, sauvacion (< Old French sauvacion) < Late Latin salvātiō=salvā(re) to save1 + Latin -tiō -tion]
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|Noun||1.||salvation - (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil|
deliverance, rescue, saving, delivery - recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
remission of sin, absolution, remittal, remission - the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
spiritual rebirth, conversion, rebirth - a spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life
atonement, expiation, propitiation - the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)
|2.||salvation - a means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness; "tourism was their economic salvation"; "they turned to individualism as their salvation"|
|3.||salvation - the state of being saved or preserved from harm|
safety - the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions; "insure the safety of the children"; "the reciprocal of safety is risk"
|4.||salvation - saving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation; "the salvation of his party was the president's major concern"|
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1. saving, help, rescue, recovery, restoration, salvage, redemption, deliverance those whose marriages are beyond salvation
saving loss, ruin, doom, condemnation, downfall
saving loss, ruin, doom, condemnation, downfall
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björg, òaî sem bjargarsáluhjálp, frelsun
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(religious) → salut m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n (= act of saving) → Rettung f; (= state of being saved also, esp Rel) → Heil nt; he found salvation in the Church → er fand sein Heil in der Kirche; he found salvation in his work → die Arbeit war seine Rettung; the path to salvation → der Weg des Heils; you were/that was my salvation → du warst/das war meine Rettung; everyone has to work out his own salvation → jeder muss für sein eigenes Heil sorgen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
salvation[sælˈveɪʃ/ən] n → salvezza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
1. in religion, the freeing of a person from sin or the saving of his soul. redding خَلاص избавление salvação spása die Erlösung frelse σωτηρία της ψυχής salvación lunastus رستگاري pelastus salutישועה मुक्ति spasenje üdvösség penyelamatan sáluhjálp, frelsun salvezza, salvazione 救済 구원 išganymas pestīšana; glābšana diselamatkan verlossingfrelse, evig salighet zbawienie خلاصونه، ژغورنه، بخښنه، ( له ګناه يا سزا څخه) خلاصونكۍ، ساتونكى، نجات وركونكى salvação mântuire спасение spása odrešenje spasenje frälsning การช่วยให้หลุดพ้นจากบาปหรือการช่วยดวงวิญญาณ günahtan kurtarma 得救，超渡 рятування نجات sự cứu rỗi linh hồn 得救，超度
2. the cause, means, or act of saving. This delay was the salvation of the army. redding إنْقاذ спасение salvação spása die Rettung redning σωτηρίαsalvación pääsemine رهايي pelastus salutהצלה मुक्ति-सेना spas megmentés penyelamatan björg, það sem bjargar salvezza 救うもの 구제수단 iš(si)gelbėjimas glābiņš penyelamat reddingredningratunek خلاصونه salvação salvare средство спасения; спасение spása rešitev spas räddning การช่วยให้พ้นจากอันตราย kurtuluş 救助，救星 порятунок حفاظت کا عمل sự cứu tế, sự cứu giúp 救助，拯救
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